In order to become a great magician, someone must get a few things down and stick to them if they want to be successful for sure. It is very important that you make sure you practice your tricks in front of a mirror so you can see the trick the exact same way that the audience would.
Another thing you also have to do is to practice a lot. There is no such thing as too much practice you would never want your magic trick to go wrong. There is a saying and it is practicing the “patter” as well as the trick.
It is a very good idea to figure out before hand what you want you will say during your shows instead of just rambling on about random things that don‘t make sense. A good pattern will help distract the audience just enough to keep them from guessing how you’ve pulled off your magical tricks even if you are doing it right before their eyes.
Now it doesn’t matter how much people beg and plead to find out how you did your magic trick. Always resist the temptation to tell how the trick worked, always keep them guessing and they will be even more impressed with your show. The fewer people that know how to do your trick, the better it is for you.
Never do the same trick more than once for the same audience. It makes it too easy for the audience to guess how it was done and also if you do the same trick over and over again people will get bored of your show and tell their friends that it’s no longer entertaining.
Wherever you can borrow the objects from the audience… coins, pencils, napkins, etc. Borrowing from the audience makes it seem like the magician has not had time to do anything sneaky to the item they are using for the trick. This makes everything seem more magical not only that but it’s always great to have the audience involved.